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Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby MoreCowbell » 10 Nov 2008, 01:32

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby RnFR » 10 Nov 2008, 06:30

i still think this is one of the coolest brand names from back in the days. it just has that psychedelic je ne c'est quois.
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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby DiscoFreq » 10 Nov 2008, 11:50

Shht, I'm bidding :p

I have this one, probably 100% the same:
http://filters.muziq.be/model/futuristicsounds/sustain
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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby analogguru » 10 Nov 2008, 12:22

RnFR wrote:i still think this is one of the coolest brand names from back in the days. it just has that psychedelic je ne c'est quois.

I agree totally - also the artwork is very cool.

DiscoFreq wrote:I have this one, probably 100% the same:
http://filters.muziq.be/model/futuristicsounds/sustain
Shht, I'm bidding :p

I have this one, probably 100% the same:
http://filters.muziq.be/model/futuristicsounds/sustain


:hmmm: time for pictures of the track side and some info on component values used - even when I doubt, that there will be a big schematic difference to the Roland AS-1 (and the Colorsound SupaSustain clone, of course).

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby DiscoFreq » 10 Nov 2008, 12:52

analogguru wrote:
RnFR wrote:i still think this is one of the coolest brand names from back in the days. it just has that psychedelic je ne c'est quois.

I agree totally - also the artwork is very cool.

DiscoFreq wrote:I have this one, probably 100% the same:
http://filters.muziq.be/model/futuristicsounds/sustain
Shht, I'm bidding :p

I have this one, probably 100% the same:
http://filters.muziq.be/model/futuristicsounds/sustain


:hmmm: time for pictures of the track side and some info on component values used - even when I doubt, that there will be a big schematic difference to the Roland AS-1 (and the Colorsound SupaSustain clone, of course).

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Ok, but it's one of those that I have to search for, I don't know in which box it is :D

I have a Roland AS-1 as well, maybe I can compare the pcb's :)
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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby analogguru » 10 Nov 2008, 13:00

The pcb-layout is completely different, but the schematics match - even when the colorsound made units use 1µF film capacitors instead of electrolytics.

I wonder if the futuristicsound (accidently) is wired for 9V ? should be 18V....

BTW, do you have a Colorsound Sustain Module ?
This is completely different, probably working with a FET (or transistor only?) - I like to see the track side for a very long time.... :roll: :wink:

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby DiscoFreq » 10 Nov 2008, 23:51

analogguru wrote:The pcb-layout is completely different, but the schematics match - even when the colorsound made units use 1µF film capacitors instead of electrolytics.

I wonder if the futuristicsound (accidently) is wired for 9V ? should be 18V....

BTW, do you have a Colorsound Sustain Module ?
This is completely different, probably working with a FET (or transistor only?) - I like to see the track side for a very long time.... :roll: :wink:

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No, but I do have a Eurotec Black Box Sustain Module I think (not 100% sure which Eurotec pedals I have ;))
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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby analogguru » 11 Nov 2008, 01:02

From the time of appearance I would assume that the Eurotec is similar or identical to this Orange/Dharma Sound/Colorsound Sustain.

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby Professor SourTone » 14 Apr 2011, 11:28

Just arrived - I like it a lot. Sustains very nicely and not too brutal as a compressor - I don't like "black hole" compressors.

The box is very sturdy, and smaller than you'd think. It has an old-school boutique character.

I also have the Roland AS-1 (and a Supa Sustain), it has to be nearly the same circuit as they do sound similar.


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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby Professor SourTone » 14 Apr 2011, 11:32

It also looks to be an identical layout to DiscoFreq's Futuristic Sounds

http://www.effectsdatabase.com/model/fu ... ds/sustain

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby DiscoFreq » 14 Apr 2011, 12:46

I have the Futuristic Sounds Sustain myself :D

I was bidding on this one too, but my snipe bid was too low :(
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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

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Re: Dharma Sound - Sustainer

Postby Professor SourTone » 09 Dec 2015, 13:42

analogguru wrote:The pcb-layout is completely different, but the schematics match - even when the colorsound made units use 1µF film capacitors instead of electrolytics.

I wonder if the futuristicsound (accidently) is wired for 9V ? should be 18V....

BTW, do you have a Colorsound Sustain Module ?
This is completely different, probably working with a FET (or transistor only?) - I like to see the track side for a very long time.... :roll: :wink:

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Do you still need the sustain module guts?

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